Senior Staff Software Engineer

| Chicago

ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate more efficiently and scale faster than ever before. 

We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We are passionate about our product and we live for our customers.  We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself and learning every day.

Our team is responsible for providing capabilities that allow customers to manage, test and deploy changes across ServiceNow instances. We develop tools, algorithms and safeguards for the upgrade engine and we're always adding new features to provide the best possible experience.  Ideally this position will be based in Santa Clara but we're open to our San Diego and Chicago locations as well.

What you get to do in this role

As a Senior Software Engineer with the Platform Development team, you will be building the framework that allows our customers to create innovative, elegant and high performing experiences across multiple devices.

You will use your experience building modern web experiences and your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to push the boundaries of our platform.

You will also collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to develop new and improve on existing platform features.

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has: 

15+ years software development experience including: 

  • Solid understanding of Java
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL and Oracle
  • Experience with concurrency and multi-threaded applications
  • Experience with front-end technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)

 

It'd be even better if you have: 

  • Experience developing on enterprise platforms
  • Experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks and libraries like AngularJS, React, and jQuery
  • Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap
  • Experience using GIT's Source Control system

Our technology stack:

Programming Languages/Frameworks

  • Java
  • Junit
  • Rhino
  • JavaScript (Server-side & Client Side)
  • AngularJS
  • React

Environment & Build Environments:

  • Maven
  • GIT
  • Tomcat
  • Linux
  • IntelliJ

 

Where you'll get to work

We're currently hiring in two locations: Santa Clara, CA and San Diego, CA.  Both locations are fantastic and include a modern working environment, snacks, drinks and catered happy hours.

The Santa Clara office is our company headquarters and is the largest ServiceNow office in the United States.  With a fully loaded (free) gym and a discounted kitchen on-site, you won't have to travel far to work up an appetite and grab some food.

The San Diego office hosts the most Platform development teams of any ServiceNow office. Also boasting a discounted kitchen on-site, it is the second-largest ServiceNow office in the United States.

Why ServiceNow is a great place to work

  • A stocked kitchen/café including sodas, snacks, teas and coffee
  • A very generous benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance
  • An unlimited paid vacation policy that doesn't limit vacation or personal days
  • A team that celebrates success with fun team activities including: Escape Rooms, barcades and more!

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or [email protected] for assistance.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PiwikAnalytics
    • Adobe AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ServiceNowManagement

Location

In addition to having neighbors such as Google and McDonald’s new global HQ, the West Loop is home to Chicago’s “Restaurant Row."

An Insider's view of ServiceNow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

You make decisions every day that help people. My work makes a big difference, and that’s satisfying.

Medha

Senior application developer

What projects are you most excited about?

I wanted to work at a growing company. We're focused, customer-centric, and you can't beat the platform.

Olum

Project manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Our purpose is empowering. The company's putting a lot into the culture, the employees - they're investing in us.

Marina

Creative director

What is your vision for the company?

Amazing products that create great employee and customer experiences and make work, work better, is our passion.

CJ

Chief product officer

What is your vision for the company?

Taking a long-range view, we've got the spirit of a start-up and the resources to deliver with high quality.

Preetam

Software engineer

What are ServiceNow Perks + Benefits

ServiceNow Benefits Overview

At ServiceNow, we believe that a life well-worked is critical to a life well-lived. And we believe in the power of the individual to achieve amazing things.

Our employees are united in the desire to be part of a company that has a long-lasting, positive, global impact. They get their voices heard and have the satisfaction of seeing their hard work brought to life.

Come build something awesome. We’ve got all the benefits you’d expect, and all the opportunities you want.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Starting in 2019
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase company stock at a 15% discount semi-annually
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Starting in 2019 - 20 weeks for birthing parent, 12 weeks for non-birthing parent
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Starting in 2019 - 20 hours a year starting in 2019
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
With an in house craft beer geek procuring
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax contribution plan for commuter expenses - transit and parking
Company Outings
Site social activities periodically
Free Daily Meals
Free breakfast offered daily
Game Room
Shuffle board, pool table, table games and more!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Every Thursday!
Pet Friendly
Dog and cat friendly!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LinkedIn Learning access, numerous internal training programs, conference attendance options
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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